Red Wings @ Flames - 10/31
Posted October 31, 2009 - 04:35 PM
It'll be Detroit's first game without Valtteri Filppula gone for six weeks with a broken wrist. The team did get good news today as Filppula will not require surgery, putting his return at six weeks rather than the earlier-reported six-to-eight weeks.
With Filppula gone and Ville Leino a healthy scratch, Khan says the Wings are working with the following lines:
Jonathan Ericsson could miss the game with an illness that the Wings aren't ready to call the flu. These were the defensive pairings in the morning skate:
Chris Osgood will start in net.
The game is supposedly on FSD+ but I'm not seeing it on Comcast's guide. It's also a Hockey Night in Canada game so if you can handle Calgary-centric announcers the CBC is an option.
Posted November 01, 2009 - 08:19 PM
We needed a win like that to wrap up a long road trip. Now we have a few days to enjoy it before the Sharks come to town.
Posted November 01, 2009 - 09:52 PM
Osgood with the two big stops to start the game was huge. Nice to see that.
Maltby let us all breathe easier by actually scoring into the empty net. That has to be noted, not to rag on him but because the Wings so rarely make it easy.
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